With RealtyTrac since 2001, Daren Blomquist has been instrumental in many facets of the companys business as it has transformed into the industry leader it is today. In addition to being one of the companys longest-term employees, Daren is RealtyTracs primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on foreclosure statistics and trends. Daren is also managing editor of the companys monthly newsletter, the Foreclosure News Report, which was named the Nations Best Newsletter by the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and is directly responsible for the creation of the companys U.S. foreclosure market and sales reports, which are cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide including all the major news networks and leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA TODAY. In his position, Daren interfaces with the Federal Reserve, U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and Banking Committee, U.S. Treasury Department, and numerous state housing and banking departments, all of which use RealtyTrac data to help them evaluate foreclosure trends and address policy issues related to foreclosures. Most recently, he was featured as a keynote speaker at the California Mortgage Associations 2012 Winter Seminar.He is a graduate of Trinity International University in Chicago and holds a degree in English Communications.
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